It's not always children that want to learn a new instrument. Sometimes adults do as well and there are places to take lessons here in West Los Angeles. Keep those New Year's resolutions and keep the mind sharp by learning to play.
Culver City Music Center is located at 10862 Washington Blvd Culver City, CA 90232. They have lessons every day of the week except Sundays on a variety on instruments. Group or private lessons are available for various lengths of time.
Boulevard Music also has adult lessons. They specialize in more Americana style instruments such as harmonica, dobro, banjo, etc but also have lessons on other instruments. They are located at 4316 Sepulveda Blvd Culver City, CA 90230 and their number is 310-398-2583.
Private instruction can also be found by contacting Musicians Institute, college music departments or by simply googling it. Many professional musicians live and work in Los Angeles so competent teachers are easy to find.